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Certified Veterinary Assistant  

The Certified Veterinary Assistant program is designed to help people who love animals and have no experience working or caring for them to learn how to do exactly that. Therefore, this program can help both aspiring professionals and existing professionals in this field increase their knowledge and sharpen their skills. With a veterinary assistant certification, you can secure jobs in which you’ll work along with veterinarians, providing various animals with treatment for injury or sickness, health evaluation, and routine care. You can have a successful career working in places like zoos, veterinary hospitals, and animal shelters, all without having prior knowledge or experience of and in the field. This highly-interactive and multimedia-centric course will teach you about: 1. Veterinary terminology 2. First aid for animals 3. Office procedures 4. Farm animals and how to ensure they remain healthy What’s unique about this course is that it features veterinary terminology software that allows you to utilize an audio glossary review to help you correctly pronounce terminology. This makes for a more interactive and fun learning environment. What’s more? Students who successfully complete the certified veterinary assistant program will be well-prepared to take the NCCB national certification exam, making them a Certified Animal Care Worker in the process.

 

 
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Dr. Amanda Walker
Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Continuing Education
731-286-3346
alwalker@dscc.edu

Kacie Haeberle
Continuing Education Specialist
731-286-3267
haeberle@dscc.edu

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